Vontobel Asset Management reaches next milestone in Asia: Eastspring Investments will become Master Agent and will sell its mutual funds in Taiwan.
In Taiwan, Eastspring Investments is one of the leading asset managers for retail investors, providing investment solutions across a range of asset classes including equities, fixed income, and multi asset.
The cooperation will broaden the access of Vontobel Asset Management to the retail market in Taiwan and provide Eastspring’s clients with the opportunity to invest in Vontobel’s active investment products.
“We are very pleased that Eastspring has chosen Vontobel Asset Management as a partner for retail distribution in Taiwan. We believe this cooperation agreement is a win-win for both sides, allowing Eastspring to service the financial needs of its clients by offering further investment opportunities. Vontobel Asset Management has a strong partner in Taiwan with deep market knowledge and experienced staff,” said Ulrich Behm, CEO of Vontobel Asset Management Asia Pacific.
“We are delighted to provide Taiwan retail investors with access to Vontobel Asset Management’s funds. More than 82 percent of Vontobel funds are ranked in the top quartiles within their respective peer groups,“ said Ms Loretta Ng, CEO of Eastspring Investments Taiwan.
Vontobel Asset Management is a globally active asset manager with a multi-boutique approach. Founded in 1988, Vontobel Asset Management comprises six investment boutiques: Quality Growth Equities, Global Thematic Investing, Fixed Income, TwentyFour, Multi Asset Class Investing and Harcourt focusing on alternatives. As of December 2015, client assets totalled approximately USD 100 bn.